Wheres all the heavy Iron

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Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby Capt Slong » Tue Sep 24 2019, 15:56

Is there any heavy helicopters in the country to help with the fires??

Whats on the way?
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby godfather007 » Tue Sep 24 2019, 20:04

1 big orange machine turned up in Sydney over the weekend.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby Firefish » Sun Sep 29 2019, 05:15

Don’t need em anymore. We got LAT’s. :D
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby Hello Pilots » Sun Sep 29 2019, 06:13

Last I heard the 737 was broken.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby godfather007 » Sun Sep 29 2019, 10:46

Give the locals a run.
Plenty of good gear and drivers to assist already in the country.
F()ck the overseas planks.
Section 44/ over ran.. then use them.
RFS...?? No more to say.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby Jabberwocky » Mon Sep 30 2019, 08:44

No such thing as a local operator in the RFS' eyes anyway mate. :lol:
Look at the armada of machines that are sitting up at Armidale atm whilst the 'local operator' has his machines sitting in the hangar
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby plumber » Mon Sep 30 2019, 15:39

It's all fine and dandy when your drivers invade Canada ain't it Godfather?
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby godfather007 » Tue Oct 1 2019, 08:49

Hi Plumber.
I love Canada.
Didn’t realise we invaded you.
If so, sorry.
From what I remember in history classes, France has invaded Canada and you also have a culture that extends beyond the British Invasion. I’m sure I saw statues to recognise the original land holders around the place along the times I have traveled around Canada.
Your always welcome to come here and spend your money, play at the beach in the sun, get a tan and scope out our hot Aussie babes along the way.
When I mentioned Planks, I was referring to planes.
True Canadian helicopter driver talent is always welcome here.
By the way, we don’t have awesome snow like Canada, so bring your spare board or skis if you want to extend your stay.
You can leave your misery with our customs officers and collect it on your way back home free of charge.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby choppermech1986 » Tue Oct 1 2019, 22:04

godfather007 wrote:You can leave your misery with our customs officers and collect it on your way back home free of charge.


Or you can ship your misery for free with the 10 or so C registered aircraft that come over to Australia each year. It's a two way street shiffer.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby plumber » Wed Oct 2 2019, 16:18

Not misery just facts. Though things have settled down here a bit. Turns out when a certain group flies machines like they stole them it's just cheaper in the long run to pay pilots who don't use hammer heads as a standard approach a little more money. But there is always Zonk to work for as no self respecting Canadian will work there.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby choppermech1986 » Wed Oct 2 2019, 18:49

plumber wrote:... it's just cheaper in the long run to pay pilots who don't use hammer heads as a standard approach a little more money. But there is always Zonk to work for as no self respecting Canadian will work there.


Yes, those over-torqued machines, landing gear ripped off 212's, stoves put into manual mode at 100%, machines tipping off pads and nets going into blades (just to name a few) is all cheaper than paying for the increased wear of pitch links and airframe fatigue from a bunch of stupid approaches by ex mustering pilots.

You can keep telling yourself that Canadian pilots are more gifted and professional but honestly, the numbers aren't there to back it up. It seems as though you're a guy who can't get on with a company that does any overseas work and you're living in a small town in Western Canada working for one of the only companies that will tolerate your misery, mostly because you've got average enough hands and feet and enough time to meet most contract requirements, certainly not due to your ability to think critically or your friendly demeanor.

Get outside and enjoy the fall.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby Capt Slong » Fri Oct 4 2019, 05:28

Well this thread deteriorated quickly....

Was hoping to see the Aussie’s get a good run early which I hope has happened before the contract ships get here.

Interesting to see what comes over through and who’s running them??

Chinook’s, Cranes, Blackhawks?? I guess we will see soon enough??

Play nice boys
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby godfather007 » Fri Oct 4 2019, 11:23

Local and overseas pilots and company’s got a run on a decent fire in western Sydney today.
Good to see.
Well done to all including the ground crews.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby plumber » Mon Oct 7 2019, 12:27

Haha so which is it Godfather? First you're whinging about overseas drivers and then it's a love in for everyone. You really are a special kind of stupid.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby godfather007 » Mon Oct 7 2019, 19:02

Yeah.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby bangequalsbad » Tue Oct 8 2019, 00:50

godfather007 wrote:Yeah.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Best response EVER.

Bang"Man of few sensible words"Equalsbad.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby godfather007 » Tue Oct 8 2019, 07:47

Why thank you Mr Bang!
It’s an honour to be “a special kind of stupid” and yet still have the ability to lay down a killer response.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby plumber » Tue Oct 8 2019, 11:26

It was an ok response let's not put yourself over too much.
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby hand in pants » Tue Oct 8 2019, 23:47

Come on ladies, let's stop acting like 2 year olds.......................................
Hand in Pants, I'm thinking, my god, that IS huge!!!!!!!!
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Re: Wheres all the heavy Iron

Postby godfather007 » Wed Oct 9 2019, 01:31

Ok...
Sorry HIP.

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